Spilman Attorney Receives Coal Mining Safety Award
February 01, 2016
Charleston, W.Va. — Spilman Thomas & Battle (Spilman) is pleased to announce that attorney Nicholas S. Preservati, as co-owner of coal company Onyx Energy with Gina Boggess, Greg Jessee and Ritch Preservati, recently received the Mountaineer Guardian Safety Award from the West Virginia Coal Association and the West Virginia Office of Miner’s Health, Safety & Training.
Onyx Energy received the safety award for having a perfect safety record at its Weyanoke surface mine in Mercer County from October 2014 through September 2015. The mine was nominated for the award by a state safety inspector.
Preservati’s primary area of practice is energy law with emphasis in complex litigation. He has represented coal companies and other energy clients in a wide variety of matters throughout his nearly 20-year career as an attorney.
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